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Monthly Archives: September 2009

Around The Eastsider

Stories and items from other parts of the blog: * Will coffee perk up an East Los Angeles landmark? Eastsider on the Go * Eastside Crime Watch: Watch your cars, El Sereno. Eastside 911 * Patience might finally pay off with more parkland. Eastside CitizenPhoto from ... Read More »

Silver Lake moves on but it won’t be the same without its favorite banker

his employees and customers to close their Citibank accounts as well. He figures at least 20 have done so. “I don’t want to support a bank that does stuff like that,” said Schoenhals, who had been one of Bernal’s customers for 13 y ears. “She treated ... Read More »

News & Notes from Eagle Rock, Echo Park, Highland Park & Silver Lake

City to require graffiti-resistant coating on all new homes. LA Times Why bother with anti-graffiti coating when fake ivy and a glue gun keeps a section of Highland Park tag free. 90042 How will this turn out? Echo Park bar owners blog about their business in ... Read More »

Don’t show this photo to your feathered friends

Echo Park residents near Macbeth and Quintero streets awoke this morning to find small drifts of white feathers on the street and on cars. Scott Fajack, who took the photo, assumes they must have fallen off a truck. It may look messy but feather dumping is ... Read More »

A walk and talk around Echo Park Lake

A group of Echo Park residents, city employees and consultants took a walk around Echo Park Lake this morning to review some of the changes and improvements proposed under an $84 million plan to rehabilitate the lake. The focus of the project is to improve water ... Read More »

News & Notes from Atwater, Cypress Park, Echo Park, Hermon, Montecito Heights & Silver Lake

When the lights went out in Montecito Heights. Above the City What were they thinking? Former $1 million Silver Lake town house now $675,000. Curbed LA The Parrots of Cypress Park – now on video and in stereo. KPCC The streams under our streets. Chicken Corner ... Read More »

Around The Eastsider

* The cultural heart of Garfield High remains burned out. School Yard * Why senior lead officers keeping coming and going in Cypress Park & Glassell Park. Eastside 911 * What a difference a major gang raid makes. Eastside 911 * Marshall High seeks help for ... Read More »

Scenes from an Echo Park accident

An early morning traffic accident at Sunset Boulevard and Echo Park Avenue left one car on the sidewalk and another vehicle smashed in the middle of the intersection, according to the Echo Park Trading Post, which also published more photos from the accident scene. The small ... Read More »

News & Notes from Atwater, Boyle Heights, Echo Park, El Sereno, Elysian Valley & Mt. Washington

One dead and two injured after driver runs a red light in Boyle Heights. LA Now Mt. Washington is East LA as far as Google Maps is concerned. Metblogs Tag, report, clean, repeat. Atwater Village Newbie Search and destroy mission against Asian citrus pest goes far ... Read More »

Mt. Washington delivers a thank you note to a beloved mailman

Delivering mail on Mt. Washington would seem to be a thankless job. The streets are steep, sidewalks are few but dogs are plentiful. What mail carrier wouldn’t be happy to give up this challenging route? Not John Ayala. For 23 years, Ayala has trekked up and ... Read More »